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Search Result: Rioters

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LAPD Chief: Rodney King Arrest Wouldn't Happen Today

March 4, 2011
For the 20-year anniversary of the Rodney King incident, POLICE Magazine has prepared several perspectives and collected others that paint a fuller picture of the incident's impact on law enforcement.

My Memories of the Rodney King Riots? Rage and Frustration

March 4, 2011
Traffic on the I-10 Freeway was non-existent, save for those who absolutely had to go to work under a hazy film of smoky clouds. I remember thinking that all of the other commuters must have been either cops or firefighters.

Seattle Police Vehicles, Substation Vandalized During Protest

February 19, 2011
The crowd chanted, "No justice, no peace! No racist police!" and marched for three hours. Protesters threw water bottles at a police barricade and vandalized police vehicles. Officers used pepper spray on the crowd.

SWAT Bot

January 4, 2011

Designed for law enforcement missions involving rioters and hostages, the SWAT Bot Robotic Weapon is a first-person view, unmanned ground vehicle that allows a remote operator to record video in a hazardous environment. The SWAT Bot can travel at speeds of up to 50 mph with a wireless range of 500 feet. It features an M16-style less-lethal weapon that fires pepperballs, paintballs, and hardened rubber rounds. It's produced by InspectorBots.com.

21st Century Riot Control Tools

November 29, 2010

A few weeks before last year's G20 economic summit in Pittsburgh, anarchists and agitators cringed as they read about heat rays, sonic disruptors, mass TASERs, malodorants, and other new riot control technologies that would supposedly make their debut during the economic summit.

Oakland Mob Smashes Windshields, 100 Arrested

November 6, 2010
During Friday's rioting, a holster and gun were ripped from the belt of an Oakland officer. Another officer was struck by a car.

Protesters Massing In Oakland, As Officers Ready Themselves

November 5, 2010
Chief Anthony Batts told SF Gate.com, "We don't want to be physical, but we have plenty of resources." Officers will be on the lookout for out-of-town anarchists and carrying video cameras to record looting for later prosecution.

Rowdy SF Giants Fans 'Celebrate' World Series

November 2, 2010

After their baseball team won the World Series, San Francisco Giants fans hurl bottles at San Francisco PD's riot-control officers at 22nd and Mission.

Angels Night Fires Increase 30% In Detroit

November 1, 2010
Also, officers arrested 126 young people for curfew violations. Traffic enforcement recorded 33 arrests and 536 citations.

ACLU Sues Pittsburgh PD, Alleges G-20 Misconduct

September 21, 2010
At a news conference, ACLU officials said police used excessive force while making arrests, needlessly used pepper spray on people and shot them with non-lethal rounds filled with pepper spray.

LAPD Chief Beck Says Shooting of Day Laborer Was Justified

September 8, 2010
Police also showed photographs of the bloodied 6-inch switchblade they say Jamines, 37, was holding at the time of the shooting. Investigators are testing the blood to see whose it is, the LAPD said.

Oakland Riot Strategy and Tactics (Part 2 of 2)

July 29, 2010
I was particularly impressed by the "collapsing containment" tactic that effectively took ground away from rioters. What I was most impressed with was the disciplined professionalism by all the officers I saw.

Oakland Riot Strategy and Tactics (Part 1 of 2)

July 27, 2010
I watched as police response, low key at first, transformed to counter the crowd that had turned into a riotous mob. I was highly impressed by the professional, organized and disciplined police response.

83 Arrested In Oakland BART Verdict Protests Led By Anarchist Agitators

July 9, 2010
Many of the arrestees were anarchist agitators who weren't from Oakland.

Major League Baseball Team Warned of Possible Riots in Oakland This Weekend

July 8, 2010
Major League Baseball has called the Los Angeles Angels to warn them about the possibility of riots in Oakland this weekend during their series with the Oakland A's if a verdict comes down in the case of a former Bart officer who is on trial for shooting an unarmed man on a train platform.

Second Md. Officer Suspended In Student Incident

April 15, 2010
The Prince George's County (Md.) Police Department has suspended a second officer involved in a videotaped incident that showed officers in riot gear striking the student during an after-game riot.

Maryland Officer Suspended After Video Shows Him Striking Student

April 13, 2010
A Prince George's County (Md.) tactical officer seen in video footage striking a University of Maryland student has been suspended, while investigators say they're working to identify two additional officers.

Review Finds Boston Police Didn't Cause Celtic Fan's Death

November 10, 2009
Police made "missteps" while arresting the man, who died while in custody, but did not cause his death, according to the report.

University Event Riots

October 30, 2009

A department can prepare for a large student gathering by reviewing what has occurred in the past and considering the resources it has available. Such precautions are critical because any student gathering can digress into a riot.

Protesters, Police Clash at Pittsburgh G-20 Summit

September 24, 2009
Police threw canisters of pepper spray and smoke at anarchists protesting the Group of 20 summit Thursday after the marchers responded to calls to disperse by rolling trash bins and throwing rocks.
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